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Afternoon

Self deems senior Frank Mason III worthy of player of the year nod

Kansas senior Frank Mason III has put himself in position to become KU’s first John R. Wooden and/or Naismith award winner since Danny Manning in 1988 and the first ever to play for Self. By Matt Tait

Early Morning

Tom Keegan: Fearless Frank and friends make encore a memorable one

The Jayhawks are just heating up, ready for the postseason. No way they were going to let Fearless Frank Mason’s final home game end on the court where he arrived as the guard nobody else but Towson wanted, and immediately went to work at building higher hopes and finished as a Kansas legend. By Tom Keegan

Night

Jayhawks' Senior Night goes from sluggish to spectacular

The West Virginia comeback it was not, but there sure were moments when it looked — and sounded — like it. After a sloppy and sluggish 30 minutes of basketball against last-place Oklahoma, No. 1 Kansas woke up in a big way and buried the Sooners, 73-63, with a suffocating 31-9 surge to the finish line on Senior Night. By Matt Tait

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Rough start costs KU baseball in 12-1 loss

Kansas baseball coach Ritch Price could tell right away that something was different from the moment the first pitch left the hand of freshman pitcher Ryan Zeferjahn. By Shane Jackson

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Tom Keegan: Don't bet against Kansas winning 14th consecutive Big 12 title

Now that the new-car smell has faded from the UCLA-tying 13th-consecutive conference title, it’s time to examine what it will take for Kansas to own the outright record by securing a 14th Big 12 title in a row.

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Self deems senior Frank Mason III worthy of player of the year nod

Kansas senior Frank Mason III has put himself in position to become KU’s first John R. Wooden and/or Naismith award winner since Danny Manning in 1988 and the first ever to play for Self. By Matt Tait

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Bill Self: Last 5 seasons at Kansas have been more special because of my son

When the final horn sounded on Kansas’ 73-63, Senior Night victory over Oklahoma on Monday night, it signaled the Allen-Fieldhouse-end of a five-year run that has been like no other for the head basketball coach at KU. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Fearless Frank and friends make encore a memorable one

The Jayhawks are just heating up, ready for the postseason. No way they were going to let Fearless Frank Mason’s final home game end on the court where he arrived as the guard nobody else but Towson wanted, and immediately went to work at building higher hopes and finished as a Kansas legend. By Tom Keegan

KU women fall to West Virginia, 73-54

West Virginia built a 16-point first-quarter lead and went on to defeat Kansas, 73-54, in Big 12 women’s basketball Monday night in Morgantown, W.Va.